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Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

No winners yet in Central Texas special elections

In Texas House District 17, former Caldwell County Commissioner John Cyrier will face Bastrop County entrepreneur Brent Golemon in a runoff election.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Real Time: Central Texas legislature special election results

Special election results for Jan. 6: HD-17 to replace Tim Kleinschmidt (R-Lexington); SD-26 to replace Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio; and HD-123 to replace Mike Villarreal (D-San Antonio). Results will be posted as they are...

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Bexar County to replace Van de Putte, Villarreal in special election

Voters will pick a state senator and a state representative during a special election Tuesday to replace two legislators who resigned to run for San Antonio mayor.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Legislators look to help cut wait times at VA clinics

More attention is being paid to the quality of care at VA medical centers in Texas. Though the state is limited in what it can do to assist the federal facilities, legislators are still proposing possible methods...

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Lawmakers renew push to ban texting while driving

At a legislative briefing Tuesday, relatives of men and women killed in accidents caused by texting while driving sat in committee chairs at a room in the Capitol. In front of each was a framed photograph of...

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

TCEQ invites Central Texans to Thursday environmental summit

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has invited Texans living and working along the Austin/San Antonio I-35 corridor to attend the first Central Texas Environmental Summit this week. The event is free and open to the public.

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